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candiotti, thank you very much. >>> toyota hoped massive recalls of its cars were a thing of the past. now it is saying, but wait, there is more. and this time even if you didn't buy a toyota, you could still be at risk. we're going to explain that. >>> in the sky, it was stunning, but what this fireball left behind when it hit the earth will definitely surprise you. >>> also, time for you to weigh in. want to see what you're talking about. go to the social networking sites. reading your comments now. hey what's going on? doing the shipping. man, it would be a lot easier if we didn't have to weigh 'em all. if those boxes are under 70 lbs. you don't have to weigh 'em. with these priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service, if it fits it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. no weigh? nope. no way. yeah. no weigh? sure. no way! uh-uh. no way. yes way, no weigh-ing. priority mail flat rate box shipping starts at $4.95, only from the postal service. a simpler way to ship. welcome to progressive. nice calculator. i'm just trying to save money on my car insurance. you know
you to the scene. >>> plus, questions we've been asking about toyota executives all along. what did they know about the safety problems? when did they know it? when were they warned? today we have a troubling new answer. >>> also, virginia's governor still says there should be a confederate history month. he's apologizing for leaving out any reference to slavery in his original proclamation. that is not soothing his critics. people on both sides are up in arms over thisser shoe. they're blogging about it like mad. we're going to step back. we're going to take a deep breath and have an honest discussion about the confederacy and what role it plays in american history. should there be a confederate history month? if you haven't chimed in, go to facebook and do it now on my facebook page. >>> as i said, let's go right back to vest wirnlg wirnlg and follow up on what is going on. brooke baldwin is in naoma, west virginia. they have had a serious setback in their attempts to reach those four miners that remain trapped. brooke, what's the update? >> reporter: the update is, best case scen
. she might have pretty good insight on how to prevent it. >>> and toyota warned to stop sweeping its pedal problems under the floor mat. warned by one of its own executives before the massive recall. >>> we begin with the landmark with nuclear weapons. the deal limits both country's nuclear arsenals, but doesn't block the u.s. from building a missile shield in europe. president obama hailed the strong relationship that he's built with his counterpart and also said that they're working possible sanctions against iran. live from prague. >>> after days of waiting in west virginia, full rescue mode. looking for four miners. will it be rescue or recovery. today could be the day we get an answer. families prepare for the worst. we're going to have cnn's john roberts from naoma, west virginia in just a minute. >>> and kyrgyzstan, with possible problems for the u.s. and afghanistan. you see, the u.s. has a major air base there used for transit, for troops and equipment. the president has fled that started over rising fuel rates. we'll get more on what's happening in afghanistan coming up in
flying, toyotas. >> the big icelandic volcano. it is called eyjafjallajokull. it blew up in iceland. the cloud is drifting to new york. they say the air quality of the city is improving. iceland has shut down air travel all across europe. apparent pli, they dumped too much baking soda and vinegar into the thing and it just won't stop erupting. 63,000 flights have been canceled. an estimated 40,000 americans are stuck in europe right now because of the ash cloud. president obama had to cancel his trip to poland. this morning, he said he hopes the volcano will stop smoking soon and the volcano said the same thing about him. >>> rob marciano, not a lot of people laughing that we are hoping to get to weddings, honeymoons, funerals, you name it. >> not to mention the economic impact of all this. >> farmers are suffering because they can't get their stuff in and out. >> you know what makes it so complicated and so unpredict ability, when you go to the surface to 30,000, 35,000 feet, the winds change direction and speed at every level of that atmosphere. so you just don't know where the as
suspensions. toyota suspended sales of a lexus suv. rollover fears. now, the company is testing a bunch of other models for the same problem. i'll tell you what, for toyota, when it rains, it pours. >> you have no idea. you don't even know the anger that my husband and i feel towards what this woman has done. >> russia suspended adoptions by american families. you're looking at the face of heartbreak. this woman got so close to bringing her new son and daughter home. and then that tennessee woman sent her son back to russia back to russia with a note. >>> and the third kind of suspension. travel. an angry, messy and busy volcano between north america and europe will definitely do that. >>> but we begin with the acronym, we all know it, nasa, national aeronautics and space administration. but the meaning far more powerful, exploration, innovation and inspiration. >> i believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth. >> it was a promise. and a challenge. president kennedy set
. >> thank you for having me. >>> after a couple rough months, toyota is trying to get back on track. but new problems are popping up like pot holes almost daily. so many of you drive toyotas out there and you want to hear the latest and meet a company whistle blower. that's next. but don't worry. he'll find someone else. ♪ who's that lady? ♪ who's that lady? ♪ sexy lady ♪ who's that lady? [ female announcer ] used mops can grow bacteria. swiffer wetjet starts with a clean pad every time. and its antibacterial cleaner kills bacteria mops can spread around. swiffer gives cleaning a whole new meaning. ♪ lovely lady [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ so, doctor... so, doc, i've been... i've been thinking... no. you know how... no. so, doc, i've got this friend... [ male announcer ]
caught up on top stories right now. >>> toyota announcing it will test all of its suvs and suspend sales of the lexus gx 460 worldwide. that model had already been pulled in the united states after "consumer reports" identified a rollover risk. >>> the tea party movement is holding tax day protests in hundreds of cities around the country today. are these live pictures from washington, d.c.? all right. live pictures from washington. the main event going on right now. the movement opposes big government and higher taxes. >>> we asked you what you would be willing to do about the nation's budget problems? what you're willing to accept, to reduce the national debt. here's what some of you are saying. >> caller: i don't think i should have to sacrifice anything. i think my family and i have sacrificed enough. if anything, i think wall street should come to bat now and fix the problem that they got us into. >> caller: i would be willing to do anything and i would be willing to do anything asked of me to help get this country back on track. the only way to get out of this is to all pull togeth
. >>> still to come in the "newsroom," days before toyota's massive recall in january, a warning to the company from one of the executives. we'll go live to new york to find out what this internal memo had to say. john is a ford and lincoln mercury service technician. very smart. we were just discussing the circumstances by which a person can find himself in four separate places at one time. i didn't really say that. but people come in here for tires, brakes, batteries and oil changes. so it's possible? yes. oh that's brilliant. buy with confidence. thanks to our low price tire guarantee. so, with everything you need in one convenient place why would you go to four separate places? now that's a good question. well, there you go. >>> two hours into the trading day. let's get a quick market check for you right now. you know, it's not just the dow that is down. the nasdaq is down as well. could you give me a number on the nasdaq? i forgot it already. the dow is down 29 points. again, down eight, the nasdaq is down eight. two hours into the trading day. we'll follow both sets of numb
, you know, reinvent itself and re-gain public trust. most recently toyota, correct? we saw commercials on the air all over the place. i'm wondering what goldman will actually do to restore public trust in the company. >> you make a good point with the toyota comparison, too, and others have pointed out to me that america loves to find a corporate villain when there's something going wrong. high energy prices and oil companies were the villain. high drug prices and drug companies were the villain and maybe rightfully so, but we've moved on in some cases from those debates and now it is goldman sachs and wall street that is in the crosshairs. will we move on from this again or is senator carl levin and this committee and others including the sec going to get to the bottom of the behavior that may have led to the bubble and make some real changes? we're still in the thick of it. you remember the toyota ads, was there a bit of an apology to that and mistakes were made, but the acknowledgement that the company made mistake, we certainly remember that from toyota's lesson. >> and lloyd blank
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news just into cnn and it involves toyota. it is just coming off the wires. toyota will apparently pay up for taking too long to come clean on one of its recalls, we're being told. the government says toyota knew it had a problem with sticky gas pedals in september, but didn't do a recall until january. toyota has until tomorrow to accept or contest a $16.4 million fine. again, this is just coming in. and here's what a senior transportation official is telling cnn, that the company has indicated it will -- it will pay the fine. so we'll update you on this breaking news story. again, toyota is going to have to pay up to about $16 million. make sure you tune in tomorrow morning for "american morning." they'll have the very latest for you, 6:00 a.m. eastern on cnn. >>> meantime, five major airlines promise they won't charge you for carry-on bags, this according to senator chuck schumer of new york. the news comes after spirit airlines announced it was adding carry-on fees. schumer said he personally got american, delta, jetblue, united and us airways to promise that they won't follow suit
? here's what we got on the run down. toyota's new luxury model suv taken on a test drive. the testers didn't like where they wound up. now they're telling you actually not to buy this. how big a deal is it? i'm going to talk to a top tester at consumer report and a mechanic. >>> plus, does the booef in your fridge contain pesticides, veterinary drugs, even heavy metals? a federal says it might and is blaming the federal government for failing to keep it out of your food supply. >>> also another shake-up in late night. george lopez is getting shaken. this time he's laughing it off. well, maybe. i'll show you what he had to say. >>> but first, don't buy safety risk. those strong and rare words from consumer reports magazine. very trusted source. feeding a public relations nightmare for toyota. carmaker's new luxury suv, the 2010 lexus gx460 is coming under fire for "consumer reports" which says it may be prone to rollovers in merge handling situations. get into what that means in a bit. testers for the magazine say they does covered the problem during the routine test of the suv. that o
to see you. >>> ats record fine that toyota says it will not fight. they will assign the appropriate paperwork accepting the government's $16.4 million fine for failing to promptly notify the government of its sticky pedal problem. a senior department official adds the agreement does not release the automaker from any potential criminal or civil liability related to the defect. toyota will have 30 days to pay that fine. >>> well, it's caused all kinds of trouble across the globe. now, our gary tuchman is taking us for a flight over that icelandic volcano. he is looking right into the eye of this thing, ex froetraordina pictures you haven't seen before. stay with us. pacific life can help provide a dependable income you can enjoy for the rest of your life. because retirement could be a very long ride. ask your financial professional about pacific life. pacific life...the power to help you succeed. >>> i want to give you breaking news in from iraq. according to nuri al maliki, two major militant figures have been killed there. one is the leader of al qaeda in iraq. the other is the lea
things and they all work. >> toyota buckles up and bears down in the face of another public relations headache. we'll tell you why a consumers group is urging people to not buy this luxury suv model. >>> toyota takes another hit. consumer reports is issuing a stern warning to car buyers not to buy the lexus gx 460. stephanie elam in new york to explain why. it's one problem after another for toyota. >> seriously, kyra. as far as "consumer reports" is concerned this particular issue is a serious one. the magazine put a don't buy warning on the lexus gx 460 suv and it hasn't used that warning in nine years. the problem is safety. "consumer reports" found the suv has a high risk of roll overs. the electronic stability control failed to keep the vehicle in line during tests. as for tote a it's going to try to duplicate the tests, but in the meantime the automaker says the 2010 gx 460 meets or exceeds all federal requirements. >> toyota is already dealing with a pr nightmare because of january's recall, i mean, 8 million vehicle. what does the latest wrinkle mean for the company? >> well,
the 2010 lexus gx460 by toyota can spin out, actually spin out in tight turns and can roll over. the magazine is urging people not to buy that particular suv until the problem has been fixed. in a statement, toyota says it is concerned about that finding and will look into it, adding, quote, the gx 460 meets or exceeds all federal government testing requirements. >>> in west virginia, the focus shifts from recovery to investigation. early this morning crews brought out the last nine bodies of the 29 miners killed and yesterday afternoon, one week after the explosion. a memorial for the miners at the state capital. a moment of silence and expressions of gratitude. >> all of the people who came forward to help during that period of time, all of the people that gave of themselves and so much to make sure that they could ease the pain. >> no word yet on when investigators will go inside the upper big branch mine. a couple offed spacecraft almost became their floating tomb. apollo 13 astronauts remember their unlucky mission 40 years ago this week. >>> a spring snowstorm targets the
and the government's response. a truck bomb killed 168 people on this date in 1995. >>> toyota agreed today to pay a record $16 million fine to the transportation department. the government said toyota hid problems with sticky accelerators for months. toyota said it will pay the fine to get the matter behind it. but the company denies it broke any law. >>> republicans aren't beating around the bush anymore. they say flat out they will filibuster new rules for the nation's financial system. gop senators contend the legislation would lead to more bank bailouts and they back a crackdown on derivatives. that's news. derivatives, the speculatives investments at the heart of the meltdown. >> as a general rule, i think we ought to improve the current system which everyone seems to feel is falling short. exactly how that will be done we'll leave to the experts on the banking committee who can hopefully work that part of it out on a bipartisan basis. >> the white house announced president obama will travel to new york on thursday to press for wall street reforms. >>> we'll bring you more on the volcanic as
. toyota is taking a drastic step in the wake of a safety warning, pulling a luxury lexus off the lot. the move comes one day after that warning was issued. cnn's kyung lah has more. >> reporter: more bad news for toyota. the vehicle involved is the brand-new 2010 lexus g sshggx-4. toyota will temporarily suspend sales in the united states. in the united states, this is the magazine that is widely considered the consumer magazine of record. toyota did stop short of a recall, but "consumer reports" issued the very rare don't buy safety risk label on the $52,000 suv, warning consumers that it does have the possibility of rolling over. here's what "consumer reports" told cnn's "american morning." >>> the vehicle loads the front because of momentum dropping and the rear end will naturally slide. in this case, the electronic stability control didn't intervene quickly enough, whereas on the toyota 4runner, a similar platform, it did. >> reporter: in a statement announcing the suspension -- >> reporter: toyota did say that the suspension of sales will be limited to the united states, about 5
of course your source for money news. the lead story at cnnmoney.com, what's really behind a toyota debacle, high-end suv slammed pretty much by consumer reports yesterday. a don't buy recommendation on it. and toyota's testing trying to figure out what the real problem is from its point of view. what is behind the debacle at toyota? that's the lead story at cnnmoney.com. if you want the latest news and analysis, that's the place to go. let's get to the new york stock exchange here. gear this thing up. three hours into the trading day. as you can see, stocks rallying a bit, up 54 points. 56, nice jump. nasdaq at last check, up 26 points. you know a-day before the president unveils his vision for space exploration, several men who have actually been to space are certainly challenging him, among them the first man on the moon, josh levs is following that. neil armstrong, wow! a hero. what is he saying about all this, josh? >> yeah, let's do this first. let's get to that cool video. >> you've got good stuff? >> the last time people were on the moon. you know that goes back to 1972. so you're l
if they cost more? it worked with cigarettes. toyota has done a lot of research and a lot of work, and we've been open 24 hours a day -- 7 days a week. and we've made a tremendous amount of progress. you know, safety and reliability is top priority. i mean i got a family, too. i got a mother, a grandmother, kids, and we all drive in these cars. i am 100% confident in the product. [ male announcer ] we're grateful to technicians like ronny who are helping us provide you with safe and reliable vehicles. for more information, please visit toyota.com. where's my car? where's my car?!!!! where are you?! arghhh... (announcer) dr. scholl's massaging gel insoles give you outrageous comfort, all-day-guaranteed. woah. it's not too far... (announcer) are you gellin'? dr. scholl's. [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced ch
, who remains in jail in haiti. >>> new problems for toyota. the japanese automaker is recalling about 600,000 sienna minivans sold in the u.s. because of possible corrosion problems. exposure to road salt may cause the cable holding the spare tire to break causing the spare to fall off creating a road hazard. they are from 1998 to 2010. >>> april is national child abuse prevention month. this cnn's hero is drawing on other own childhood experiences to save others. wynonna ward is a trucker turned lawyer who reaches out to battered women and children in rural vermont. her motto, have justice, will travel. >> when i was growing up on a rural back road, family violence was an accepted way of life. this is my mother and i'm the baby here. my father and brother richard and my sister pauline. my father would commonly abuse all of us. he raped me and beat my mother and my other siblings. when the neighbors heard screaming coming from our home, they just current their heads. for domestic violence victims in rural areas, it can be devastating. they're out there on these back roads with no acce
. that is a fascinating story. i like that one. >>> perhaps some people won't like this one. another recall for toyota. this time it's one of the company's minivans. [ male announcer ] when we built our first hybrid, youtube didn't exist. and facebook was still run out of a dorm room. when we built our first hybrid, more people had landlines than cell phones, and gas was $1.75 a gallon. and now, while other luxury carmakers are building their first hybrids, lexus hybrids have traveled 5.5 billion miles. and that's quite a head start. ♪ stories right now. more troubles for toyota. the automaker is recalling 600,000 sienna mini advance because of possible corrosion in the cable that secures the spare tire. the recall covers 1998 through 2010 models sold in cold climate states. >>> the number of bank failures in the united states this year is now at 50. federal regulators have shut down eight more banks. three are in florida, two in california and one each in massachusetts, michigan and washington. >>> the death toll from china from this week's earthquake reached 1,339. several hundred people are still
out, please turn out the lights. toyota is closing the only auto assembly plant in california. the plant was a joint venture between general motors and toyota. gm announced last year it is withdrawing from the partnership. the closure leaves 4700 workers out of work. toyota's california plant relied on a state-wide network of suppliers. many of their workers also facing a new existence today. one of those suppliers is injex, award winning plastics company. >> right now i am putting together the termination packets for non-union employees. i put my label on my own termination packet. i think among the employees that have been here for years and years, and this has been the only job some of them have ever had. so them not working now, how are they going to support their families. >> general motors has just released its sales figures for march. they're up by 21% over the same month a year ago. the carmaker credits a strong demand for redesigned vehicles. it is also likely attractive incentives lure buyers back to the showrooms. >>> we know scott roader is going to pri or but for
for toyota. the japanese automaker is recalling about 600,000 sienna mini vanz sold in the u.s. because of possible corrosion problems. toyota says exposure to road salt may cause the cable holding the spare tire to break, allowing the spare to fall off and create a safety hazard. the recall covers 1998 to 2010 model year siennas with two wheel drive sold or registered in 20 cold climate states and the district of columbia. >>> and space shuttle "discovery" is on its way home. it undocked from the international space station earlier today after spending ten days at the orbiting spacelab. the astronauts are set to land at the kennedy space center in florida on monday. >>> four victims of school bullies, telling an adult can often make matters worse. so a middle school in austin, texas, has come up with a high tech way to battle the problem. it allows students to anonymously send e-mails or texts to administrators or teachers at the school, even bus drivers, and alert them to the situation. >> it gives them a way to speak honestly, there is no fear of retribution, no fear of students know
cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ it was tough news to hear. everything changed. mom. ♪ i didn't know what to do. that's when i asked my doctor about exelon patch. he said it releases medicine continuously for 24 hours. he said it could help with her cognition, which includes things like memory, reasoning, communicating and understanding. [ female announcer ] the most common side effects of exelon patch are nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. the likelihood and severity of these side effects may increase as the do
disabilities, access www.sprintrelay.com. ♪ [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ >>> a amassive oil slip on the gulf coast doorstep 15 miles from hitting important wetlands. shrimpers are out there trying to get what they can before it is too late. >>> he was a rising star in the republican party now. it appears that florida governor, charlie crist is abonn derring the gop. later today, he
. >> other big stories we're keeping an eye on today. toyota followed by the word recall. you've been hearing that over the past weeks and months. they're recalling the lexus gx 460. technicians will upgrade the stability control software. a week ago today it was "consume are reports" that rated the gx 460 a rare don't buy. its test which is are now confirmed by toyota, show the suv could tip over in certain situations. >>> sweeping immigration bill is now on the governor's desk in arizona. she is expected to sign it. the legislature gave final approval monday for this. the bill requires police to stop anyone they suspect is in the country illegally and check for documentation. critics calling it mandatory racial profiling. >> our number one obligation is government. it's not the education or the health or other aspects of our daily lives, but it's the protection of life, liberty and property. >> you will have neighbors perhaps turning against neighbors, friends against friends and family against family. >> tony harris, he was talking to both sides in this arizona immigration debate. you can
. >>> for the second time this week, more technical troubles for toyota. they are recalling 6,000 sienna minivans. they are concerned rust could erode a fastning cable creating a hazard. a consumer report said the vehicle has a high risk of a roll over on one vehicle. >>> the shuttle and astronauts undocked from the space station three hours ago, and are set to return to earth on monday, and it may be a long time before so many people are together again in space. only three shuttle flights remain. each with a crew of six. to design the future of flight, inside and out. to build tomorrow's technology in amazing ways. and reshape the science of aerospace -- forever. around the globe, the people of boeing are working together, for the dreams of generations to come. that's why we're here. ♪ i thought i was invincible. i'm on an aspirin regimen now because i never want to feel that helplessness again. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. talk to your doctor, and take care of what you have to take care of. (announcer) we all want to stay active. we do
to set fire to the slick. >>> more trouble for embattled toyota, the company is recalling about 50,000 toyota sequoia suvs because of a problem with the vehicle's stability control system. there are reports that it can cause the vehicles to hesitate and slow down at low speeds. all of the recalled vehicles were made in the year 2003. >>> in washington, the supreme court has ruled that a federal court went too far in ordering the removal of a cross in california's mojave desert erected as a war memorial. in a 5-4 ruling the high court said the cross didn't violate the constitutional separation of church and state, noting part of the land was transferred into private hands. >>> take a look. is he there -- >> reporter: come on, of course. >> -- ed henry. >> reporter: what are you doing in atlanta? >> we were having a good time in d.c. >> reporter: come over the hill to the white house. >> he's there, we'll talk to him. ies who need assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little or no cost to you. imagi
, but the associated press is reporting that lexus or toyota is announcing a complete recall of the 2010 model gx 460 suv. this is the one that was tested by consumer reports, and found to have a risk of sliding out and rolling over. "consumer reports" came out with a do not buy warning on this. toyota then said it tested the gx 460s and was able to emulate the result that "consumer reports" found. as a result now, we are hearing from the associated press, we are trying to confirm this ourselves, that lexus gx 460s, the 2010 newly redesigned model, will be recalled. we're going to stay on that. our team is on this story, trying to get you the information that we can. we'll get it to you as soon as we have it. when we come back, one place in america that doesn't want history to repeat itself when it comes to the recession. what are they doing about it? they're going back in time. and we could actually learn something from them. we'll tell you about that when we come back. to stay on top of my game after 50, i switched to a complete multivitamin with more. only one a day men's 50+ advantage... has ging
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're in the cnn "newsroom." but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ to finish what you started today. for the aches and sleeplessness in between, there's new motrin pm. no other medicine, not even advil pm, is more effective for pain and sleeplessness. new motrin pm. >>> some who live near the mexican border say that the immigration law in arizona has come too late. last month a rancher was killed allegedly by illegal immigrants. >> these day, arizona rancher keeps one eye on his cattle and the oth
to the union's retirement plan. on the other side, ford and toyota reporting profits for the same period. rio de janeiro, more than 11 inches of rain fed triggering deadly mud and mudslides. death toll is 100 and expected to climb. more rain in the forecast today. another check of your top stories. ♪ what if one little pop ♪ could open a world of wonder ? ♪ ♪ so sensory ♪ so satisfying ♪ the discovery ♪ never seems to stop ♪ ♪ it's the magic friskies ♪ ♪ makes happen ♪ every day ♪ in so many ways ♪ friskies ♪ feed the senses [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ ah looks like somebody's a winner. ha, not me! cause shipping is a hassle. different states, different rates. not with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service, if it fits it ships anywhere
incorporated was a joint venture between toyota and general motors. 4700 people are losing their jobs there. >>> all right. i've been talking to you all about it. check out these little guys. look at that. they aren't sporting any vests but they are nature's sharpest animals. >>> you're looking at pete the penguin and pete is looking up because i'm holding pete's life mate, penny penguin, in my hands. you see this, mark? let's take a look at penny, penny the penguin. is this the cutest thing? i have all sorts of senior people at cnn asking many exactly why it is we have penguins here at cnn. and i'm for that answer i'm going to send it over to chad. >> it's all about seaworld. >> it's all about all the different things that seaworld brings to america. obviously a lot of kids going on sprang brick. that kind of stuff. you think of seaworld as the wail wh whales and all that and shamu. >> thinking they're going to fly off but they don't fly. >> they don't fly. >> you dressed for the occasion. you match the penguins. now, tell us, laura is from seaworld. tell us about these penguins. why are t
now they've got all this. >> it's almost like toyota. i think in 2010 we're going to look at two companies that were at the top of their game and largely unscathed by the things that were going on to their competitors and then both of them end up taking major reputational hits. >> you know, someone recently said, i heard somebody called goldman sachs now the philip morris of financial services. and that's not a compliment because you can remember before when philip morris was making a lot of money but had to change the name to altria because of all the bad press about cigarettes. now you've got goldman sachs which ones was a very revered name now also, you know, all these jokes about it out there. this is the earnings. revenue up 36%. profit $3.5 billion, up 91%. compensation, the company made a note in its call that compensation is 43% of their overall revenue, which they said is an all-time low, even though that looks like an awful lot of money. all-time low for the first quarter because that reflects new realities in the operating environment they're in, meaning a lot of publi
at higher speed. they tested a toyota camry at 65 miles an hour and found out that ac burned only slightly more energy than having the windows open, because having the windows open creates more drag and ruins energy efficientlisy. >>> what if you could create tomorrow's hybrid from the shells of yesterday's gas guzzlers. a company called alt-e out of michigan has a way to do it and expired warranties aren't a preference. jeff defrank is the co-founder and chief technology officer for alt-e. he's joining us live from farmingtfarm farming hills, michigan, thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> what kind of old cars? what kind of shame do they have to be in? who do you get them from? what do they cost? tell me all that. >> we're looking at light commercial vehicles like pickup trucks and vans. and we'll take the things about 5 to 10 years old, and so they are newer vehicles and maybe they are off warranty so they have between 36,000, 50,000 miles on it, where they still have a bit of life left. you know, oftentimes these commercial vehicles will run for 200,000 miles plus. >> so, you're t
speculation, discriminatory practices in the health insurance industry, and the recent toyota sudden unattended acceleration problems. but two years ago, i saw an opportunity to finally enact health care with the election of a new president. i thank president obama and speaker pelosi for their leadership to put us across the line as we fine ally have healt care a reality in this country. while legislative accomplishments have been a significant part of my career, perhaps the thing i'm most proud of in 18 years is helping you, my friends, my neighbors, and my constituents. my staff and i have helped tens of thousands of constituents resolve problems and cut through the red tape, problems such as helping secure benefits through the veterans or social security administration, or helping with a tax problem at the irs, or securing the medals of a service member who valiant ly served ou country. we helped people obtain passports, secure local mail delivery service and obtain funding to weatherize our homes to save money. these may seem like little things, but to me and my staff, they are s
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